When I open my baby book, I study my mother’s quirky handwriting. Maybe even back then she was thinking that someday I could read it and know the little bits of my history that only she knew.
Posts in the "Family Activities and Traditions" category:
As preschools and kindergartens focus more and more on skills and readiness checklists, on worksheets and pre-determined crafts, our small children are missing some of the magic of early childhood.
Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family’s best yet!
Have you heard the theory you need at least 10,000 hours of practice to become really good at something? Well I’ve made 10,000 meals for my family, and I’ve learned a thing or two.
In this episode, April and Saren share ideas for celebrating Easter in a meaningful, but very simple way. Whether you want ideas for how to make dyeing eggs more fun and less stressful or want quick but powerful ways to teach your children about the events of Holy Week, this episode is for you!
A few years ago, I got the idea to put together an Easter Seder so our family and friends could gather and tell the story of the last week of Jesus’ ministry through scripture verses and symbolic foods. With the Seder as the centerpiece of our Easter Sunday, our holiday is not just about colored eggs and chocolate, but about remembering Jesus together as a family.
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!). In this week’s encore episode, Saren shares how this all came about and what her family gained through this wild and wonderful adventure. The principles offered apply to all families whether […]
Looking for easy ways to make the month of February – and Valentine’s Day in particular – special for your family? These 3 audio posts read by Jennifer Brimhall are chock full of easy, meaningful activities to help your family draw closer together – any time of the year! SHOW NOTES Click below for each […]
Amidst all the tasty treats and heart-shaped crafts our family enjoys for Valentine’s Day, we’ve designed a special tradition that incorporates some real quality time together. We call it our, “We Love to Be a Family” Day. It’s one of the best traditions we’ve started!
What do your hands say about you? I have my mother’s hands–overworked, baggy knuckled, a bit bony, sinewy hands. They are cracked, but not dry and they are skinny but not delicate. These hands are tools, not accessories.
At this time of year, it’s so easy to get caught up in the letters to Santa, the hustle and bustle of getting gifts for our children, the parties, the events that we lose track of some of the most beautiful opportunities this season has to offer. In this episode, Saren reads three chapters from […]
Ready to make the holidays special–-yet easier on ourselves? You won’t want to miss today’s episode featuring three excellent posts from Power of Moms!